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Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings with Zesty Dipping Sauce

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings with Zesty Dipping Sauce

Take a bite out these Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings baked in the oven and served with a lemon zesty dipping sauce. Delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb. chicken wings and drumettes
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp hot pepper sauce


  • Preheat your oven to 400ºF and grease a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl combine lemon zest, black pepper, and salt, pressing on the zest to release the oil. Add olive oil. Add the chicken to the bowl and toss to coat. Place on baking sheet in a single layer and bake until crisp, about 45 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a small bowl combine butter, garlic, lemon juice and hot pepper sauce. Serve alongside the chicken wings.


You can substitute a pre-made lemon pepper seasoning mix for our homemade version.
Toss the chicken in the sauce if you like your chicken wings saucy.

Perfect Pairing

Serve these Chicken Wings with a side of Southwestern Chopped Salad
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